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Tsuka with Gods of Good Fortune
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Tsuka with Gods of Good Fortune


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The kashira and menuki on this tsuka depict some of the seven gods of good fortune. On the kashira is the scholar Jurôjin. He holds a scroll and is accompanied by a crane. Each of the menuki depict Hotei, leaning against his bag of treasures. They are in different styles and were probably not made as a pair. This is part of a mounted set.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (?) (Edo)
Medium
black lacquer, ray skin, malachite, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1252.3B
Measurements
L: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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